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SubjectRe: kfree safe in interrupt context?
On Sun, Aug 19, 2001 at 09:44:45PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> In message <20010817211406.A21326@hq2> you write:
> > Seems like calling kfree from interrupt context should
> > be ok, but is it?
> > If it is safe, is this considered a good thing or not?
>
> Yes, and it logically has to be, as kmalloc(..., GFP_ATOMIC) is safe
> from interrupt context.
>
> The network code does this all the time, for example.
>
> Hope that helps,

It does, but Alan answered first and also much more
eloquently. -)





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